Making quilts from t shirts. Funny track and field t shirts.

Making Quilts From T Shirts

making quilts from t shirts
    t shirts
  • (t-shirt) jersey: a close-fitting pullover shirt
  • (T Shirt (album)) T Shirt is a 1976 album by Loudon Wainwright III. Unlike his earlier records, this (and the subsequent 'Final Exam') saw Wainwright adopt a full blown rock band (Slowtrain) - though there are acoustic songs on T-Shirt, including a talking blues.
  • A short-sleeved casual top, generally made of cotton, having the shape of a T when spread out flat
  • A T-shirt (T shirt or tee) is a shirt which is pulled on over the head to cover most of a person's torso. A T-shirt is usually buttonless and collarless, with a round neck and short sleeves.
  • The process of making or producing something
  • qualification: an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something; "her qualifications for the job are excellent"; "one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree"; "she has the makings of fine musician"
  • Essential qualities or ingredients needed for something
  • (usually plural) the components needed for making or doing something; "the recipe listed all the makings for a chocolate cake"
  • Money made; earnings or profit
  • devising: the act that results in something coming to be; "the devising of plans"; "the fashioning of pots and pans"; "the making of measurements"; "it was already in the making"
making quilts from t shirts - Fabulous Tee
Fabulous Tee Shirt Quilts
Fabulous Tee Shirt Quilts
104 color photos and diagrams with full color on every page. Tee shirt quilts recall important events in a person's life. Combined with fabrics that celebrate a favorite activity or place, they become uniquely personal keepsakes. The book gives you information on how to: choose fabrics to show off your motifs to their best; cut the motifs from the tee shirts, with expert advise to prevent stretching; reinforce the motifs to make them strong; combine motifs of different sizes; camouflage little holes and stains. There are nineteen pages explaining how to use tee shirt logos in quilts plus step-by-step directions for the making of six different quilts, and details on finishing the quilts: quilting, tying, binding, and making quilt labels. The book gives you the same information that the author provides to her students, which is how to turn treasured tee shirts into very personal and beautiful quilts. A tee shirt quilt is like a scrapbook, but it's better because you can sleep under it! Retail is $23.50, but the price is $20 on Amazon.

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Tshirt Quilt: front
Tshirt Quilt: front
Tshirt quilt made for my niece from her Irish Dance tshirts. I didn't stabilize any of the t-shirts, because I wanted to keep the quilt as soft as possible but next time (if there is one), I would look into maybe a stabilizer that washes out, or a light weight woven one. Sandwiching the quilt and making it all square was not an easy task! (Not that it's very squared up.
makes me laugh T-shirt quilt square
makes me laugh T-shirt quilt square
We went to the Kentucky State Fair and I searched for scavenger hunt photos. There were a few quilts made from t-shirts and this was one of the squares. I've often thought of making my own t-shirt quilt but have not yet. I thought this one was kinda funny and wanted to share. Maybe you will laugh out loud or share with your family.

making quilts from t shirts
making quilts from t shirts
How to Make a Too Cool T-shirt Quilt
This book will guide you through each step of making a Too Cool T-shirt Quilt - a quilt that will defy all your expectations! Too Cool T-shirt Quilts are easy to make because they do not use iron-on backing nor cotton sashing. A Too Cool T-shirt Quilt is made just from T-shirts. This book will show you how to: Plan your T-shirt quilt Cut all types of T-shirts Design and layout your quilt Sew T-shirt material Prepare your quilt top for quilting or tying Bind and finish your T-shirt quilt The Too Cool Method of making T-shirt quilts works! If someone tells you other wise, they have not made a quilt with this method. If someone says that you have to use interfacing otherwise your T-shirts will droop - they have not made a Too Cool T-shirt Quilts. Don't be afraid to try something new. You will be surprised at your results. At Too Cool T-shirt Quilts we have been making T-shirts this way since 1992. Our first quilts are still in use and in great shape despite years of use. Please visit our web site for photos of these awesome quilts.